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Public Educator - Health Department

New Haven County, CT
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Aug 6, 2022

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This is a full-time position at the City of New Haven Health Department that is responsible for implementing and administrating various Public Education Programs involving environmental and quality of life issues and their impact on City residents.

Bachelor's degree in communications, public administration, public health, emergency preparedness, or related field; master's degree preferred, and 3 years' experience producing educational materials, preparing written documents, organizing events, projects, programs and groups of people, and exercising analytical and administrative skills; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:
Ability to read and write English required. Bilingual (English/Spanish) desirable.
Considerable knowledge of public relations principles and practices.
Ability to communicate with public and private agencies including City departments and community entities.
Ability to plan, develop and conduct educational workshops on public health and emergency response topics.
Ability to conduct research and to identify creditable information sources.
Ability to develop well-written descriptions, media talking points, press releases, correspondence and materials.
Ability to successfully organize volunteers and events.
Ability to evaluate and assess projects.
Ability to document program results for internal use, for use by other agencies, and for grant reports.
Ability to communicate in a professional manner with the public and community partners.
Ability to work cooperatively with other staff members, state agencies, local officials, community organizations and the public.
Ability to interact in a non-judgmental manner with culturally diverse populations and persons experiencing a wide range of medical social conditions.
Self-motivated, organized; able to work independently and as part of a team.
Strong time management skills including organization, prioritization, and multitasking.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, CAVNA, Adobe Illustrator
Proficiency with social media platforms
Knowledge of CLAS standards
Flexibility of schedule, this position may occasionally require work to be performed outside of the traditional 9-5 schedule.
Must have and maintain valid CT drivers' license.

In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the posting period via the online application portal.

1) Go to
2) First-time users will click "New User Registration" and create your Applicant Profile
3) Click on available job postings and Apply Online. You will need a valid, working email address to apply.

Please note that our method of communication with applicants is by email. In the application process, please provide us with a valid email address, and ensure you monitor your email, including spam or junk, for correspondence from our department.

If you experience technical difficulties in the online application process, please contact our office at 203-946-8252 or email
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